Quiet

I am spending this brief moment staring at the calendar where Paul wrote down that baby was expected today. I am reminded that I am ultimately not in control and it has become the life lesson I struggle with. I always want a plan, but sometimes there is an even better plan if I can be patient or listen closely.

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Thank you for water in many forms. This mother’s milk tea is helping me to enjoy the rain outside the window and reflect on the gifts I have been given- daily.

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Thank you to this awesome, patient birth partner who is simultaneously my best friend and wonderful papa. He is wearing baby this morning (thanks to Angela’s gift of a new moby wrap) while cooking breakfast and putting away hospital gear.

Maybe the resemblance is a bit like Clark Kent?? I don’t think it’s just the glasses.

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Thank you Rebecca- the sister who saved the day- watching our boys and finding time to do a little crafting as a welcome home blessing.

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Thank you Grammy for a baby girl blanket that looks so much like neopolitan ice cream- it’s delicious.

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Thank you for time for rest

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and coming back together as a family to find our routine

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where we fit together

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the five of us…just like a glove!

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2 responses to “Quiet

  1. judyleung

    So where’s the picture of you sleeping?

  2. Joe

    Aaah I said you couldn’t post that! At least let me comb my hair.

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